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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Recidivism Rates and Inmates with Non-Violent Offenses for Inmates Released 2004-2011

The graph above shows that among inmates who were in prison for non-violent offenses, those in for weapons offenses have the lowest recidivism rates. Burglars released during this period have the highest recidivism rates. Drug offenders recidivate at a rate similar to the overall recidivism rate for all inmates.

The graph above shows that among inmates who were in prison for non-violent offenses, those in prison for weapons offenses have the lowest recidivism rates. Those committing burglary offenses released during this period have the highest recidivism rates.